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Forum: Fish 01-27-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Shadow
How this sound. Overstcked??

Its a 75g heavily planted with around 2" of leaf litter on the bottom and a number of caves and hiding places

Rummynose -20
Bronze Cory -10
Oto cats -10
Calico BN pleco -1

Apisto Hongsloi 1m...
Forum: Fish 01-27-2010, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Shadow
I might be able to get oak. Would Birch work?...

I might be able to get oak. Would Birch work? Backyards full of them. Currently Iv been just buying indian almond leaves.
Forum: Fish 01-27-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Shadow
leaf litter & Bioload Questions

What are some safe trees to get leaves from. Or unsafe trees seeing as I think there are more safe then unsafe.

-I know the leaves have to fall of naturally.

I'm doing around 1-2" of leaves
...
Forum: Fish 01-23-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Shadow
Breeding Apisto Hongsloi

I'm thinking of adding Apisto Hongsloi's intto my 75g as the main fish.
It Will house 20-30 Rummynose tetras, 10 Bronze Cory cats, 10 Oto cats, 2 Calico BN plecos, 4 Female Bettas, a colony of...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-21-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,184
Posted By Shadow
I really don't feed much. I think its all the...

I really don't feed much. I think its all the leaves on the bottom they eat. As I have around a 1/2-1" of IAL on the bottom.

Would Assassin snails work? How fast do they reproduce??
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-20-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,184
Posted By Shadow
getting rid of ramshorn snails

what is a good way to rid/reduce the ramshorn snails? something that would be easy to remove or reduce in numbers if added

I have tons in a community tank and id like to try to breed apistos and...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-19-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By Shadow
75g Apisto tank

75g Tank

This tank is going a NPT [Natural Planted Tank] where the plants are going to be the main filter. It has Mineralized Topsoil with a small layer of Eco complete topped with a thick 1/2"+...
Forum: Fish 01-17-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Shadow
Which apistogramma?

Which Apistogramma would you suggest in a 75g community tank? I've narrowed it down to 3 species. I was wondering if any could be mixed?

Laetacara curviceps
Apistogramma cacatuoides [LFS...
Forum: Fish 01-06-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Shadow
Something that is not seen often for sale. ...

Something that is not seen often for sale.

Maybe some Dario Dario's
Forum: Fish 01-05-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Shadow
Esy to breed but almost never seen fish??

I'm looking for some bottom/middle fish preferably dwarf cichilids that are:

no bigger then 4"
can be in a community tank
fine in a planted tank
easy to breed
preferably great parents...
Forum: Fish 12-29-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Shadow
not sure. But some sort of mouth brooder that can...

not sure. But some sort of mouth brooder that can be kept in groups
Forum: Fish 12-29-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Shadow
I heard that males would beat the females. Or...

I heard that males would beat the females. Or would it be safe to add a male as well.

I currently have the 4 females in a 75g but would like to get a group of wild bettas. I have a male in the 20g...
Forum: Fish 12-29-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Shadow
female betta community tank

Could I put 4 female Betta's that do get along in a 20g tall tank?? It would be fullly planted.
Forum: Fish 12-29-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Shadow
Has anyone bred any of the following in a...

Has anyone bred any of the following in a communtiy tank? Were they good parents?

----Larger---3"
Dwarf Flag Cichlid- Laetacara curviceps [male 3.6" Females 2.8"]
Red-Breasted Acara -Laetacara...
Forum: Fish 12-28-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Shadow
My plan is either just one large group of one...

My plan is either just one large group of one species or two pairs/harem of one species or one pair/harem of two species

Just depends on the species I get. As I was reading about them and some of...
Forum: Fish 12-25-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Shadow
Is this overstocked??

75g NPT fully planted

30 rummy nosed tetras
4 female bettas
6 oto cats
11 bronze Cory cats
1 calico bn pleco
4-7 dwarf Cichlid [depending on what species I choose]
Forum: Fish 12-14-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By Shadow
Question 75g NPT Breeding group suggestion??

tank: 75g
light: 108w T5HO Odessey
subtrate: Mineralized Topsoil with ecco and leaf topping
plants:

ALTERNANTHERA reineckii [Red Temple]
Anacharis
bolbitis
Corkscrew Val
Crypt beckettii
Forum: Fish 12-07-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Shadow
could I mix German Blue Rams and any of the below...

could I mix German Blue Rams and any of the below without trouble?

Keyhole Cichlid
Bolvian rams
Forum: Fish 12-06-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Shadow
I guess s/he is sold out of discus so 4...

I guess s/he is sold out of discus so

4 female bettas
12 hatchet fish
30 rummy nose tetras
4 german blue rams 2m/2f
10 bronze cory cats
7 otos
Forum: Fish 12-06-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Shadow
I do have live food and plan on feeding them...

I do have live food and plan on feeding them live. I should have mentioned that. The female bettas are loving the wingless fruit flies. I also plan on raising vinegar eels, Confused Flour beetles,...
Forum: Plants 12-06-2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Shadow
Yes it's HO. so maybe Ill just wait and see what...

Yes it's HO. so maybe Ill just wait and see what happens. Thanks
Forum: Plants 12-05-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Shadow
I'm looking to get t5's but more then likely will...

I'm looking to get t5's but more then likely will be getting t8's. I do have CO2

Currently I have a Odyessea T5 154watt, with co2. But was thinking that was not enough light, so was looking to get...
Forum: Fish 12-04-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Shadow
I decided to go for a NPT [Diane Walstad] tank to...

I decided to go for a NPT [Diane Walstad] tank to save on electricity. And since you have to pack it full of plants. I don't know I just kind of lost the SA theme somewhere.

4 female bettas
10...
Forum: Plants 12-04-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Shadow
How many watts do I need?

How many wpg on a 75g would I need to grow the following plants??

APONOGENTON CRISPUS
Anacharis
Bacopa monnieri [Moneywort]
Bolbitis heudelotii [AFRICAN WATER FERN]
Corkscrew Val
Crypt...
Forum: Fish 12-04-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Shadow
Oh and the tank is heavily planted. I currently...

Oh and the tank is heavily planted. I currently have a glass top but plan on getting some of that bird netting [to keep birds out of gardens] and put that on top of the tank instead of the glass...
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